In Alabama, you can file for a no-fault divorce, which is based on incompatibility or irretrievable breakdown of the marriage. You can also file based on a separation of at least two years.
Can I sue the other woman for destroying my marriage?
The law allows individuals to sue others for ruining their marriages. While most states got rid of it years ago, it's still on the books in Hawaii, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Dakota and Utah. The law has since evolved, such that women can now sue.
Can a married man live with another woman legally?
There is no legal barrier in live-in relationships between an unmarried girl and a married man. A live-in relationship cannot be called as second marriage of the man. But there is a condition to this is that the unmarried girl should know about the marriage of his partner prior entering into the relationship.
Can I sue my husband's ex wife for emotional distress?
Dear Berti, Yes you can sue her. Defamation would not be the initial or most important basis of your lawsuit though. As part of your lawsuit you can ask the Judge to award you additional money for the mental anguish (emotional distress) the girl's actions have caused you.
What constitutes harassment by ex spouse?
Harassment is governed by state laws, which vary by state, but is generally defined as a course of conduct which annoys, threatens, intimidates, alarms, or puts a reasonable person in fear of their safety. Your attorney can tell you what the harassment from ex husband laws are in your state.
Can you sue your husband for getting another woman pregnant?
So, if you get another woman pregnant while waiting on your divorce to be final, its possible the court will award a disproportionate share of the community estate to the other spouse (or quite possibly, stick the adulterer with more debt).
What happens when a married man gets another woman pregnant?
If a man fathers another woman's child while he is married, his wife is not the legal mother of that child. As the legal father of the children born during his marriage, a husband may have custody and parenting time. He may also be responsible for providing child support and health insurance.
How much does it cost to sue for alienation of affection?
To file your complaint and initiate your lawsuit, you generally have to pay filing fees, typically around $200.
Can you sue for loss of affection?
Alienation of affection allows a spouse to sue a third-party for alienating the affection of the other spouse. Thus, if your spouse has an affair or begins a new romantic relationship before you are separated, you may have legal grounds to sue the third-party for alienation of affection and/or criminal conversation.
How hard is it to prove alienation of affection?
To prove a claim for alienation of affection, the jilted spouse must prove that, prior to the commencement of the affair, he or she had a loving marriage, that the loving marriage was diminished or destroyed by the paramour's conduct, and that it was that wrongful conduct that led to the diminishment of the marital ...
Can you legally steal from your spouse?
During the course of a marriage, one spouse may steal an asset that the other spouse considers to be his or her own property. Whether the victimized spouse can sue the other spouse for theft depends on a number of factors. State law largely determines this issue.
Is it illegal to hide money from spouse?
Whatever the reason, hiding assets, income and debt is not only unethical; it's also illegal and subject to severe penalties IF discovered. But even so, the burden of proof is often on the spouse with less financial resources (typically the woman) to prove any such unscrupulous behavior.